Carol Ann Northcott Fischer

Jan. 17, 1942 – May 14, 2017

OVERBROOK — Carol Ann Northcott Fischer, Overbrook, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Brookside Retirement Community. Overbrook. She was 75.

She was born Jan. 17, 1942, at Emporia, the daughter of Clarence Russell Northcott and Esther Fern Baxter Northcott. She grew up in the Waverly area and graduated from Waverly High School with the class of 1959. She moved to the Overbrook community in 1963 with her husband Cliff. She was a lifelong homemaker.

Thomas Orde Sapp

Dec. 19, 1967 — May 12, 2017

TOPEKA — Thomas Orde Sapp, Osage City, died Friday, May 12, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka. He was 49.

Tommy Orde Sapp was born Dec. 19, 1967, at Emporia, the son of Thomas Francis and Connie Jo Crocker Sapp. He was a car washer at Branine Motors, Osage City.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

He will be forever remembered by his mother, Connie Jo Gilliland, Osage City; two brothers, Kenneth Sapp, Burlington, and Paul Allen, Osage City.

Daisy Lucille Kunkel Schneider

May 14, 1917 – May 11, 2017

OSAGE CITY — Daisy Lucille Kunkel Schneider, Lyndon, died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. She was 99.

She was born May 14, 1917, at Scranton, the daughter of Otto and Elizabeth Harrison Kunkel. She grew up in Scranton, and lived on a farm near Lyndon and then in Lyndon since 1971.

She was a homemaker and worked as an aide at Hilltop Nursing Home, Lyndon. She was a member of the Vassar United Methodist Church.

Faye Aleen Provost

Nov. 15, 1943 – May 11, 2017

AUBURN — Faye Aleen Provost, Burlingame, passed away peacefully May 11, 2017, at Homestead of Auburn with her family and loved ones by her side. She was 73.

She was born on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1943, at Burlingame. She attended school in Burlingame, graduating from Burlingame High School in 1961.

During her school years, she made many lifelong friends that she treasured deeply. She went on to attend Clark’s Business School, Topeka, and subsequently began a career as a legal secretary.

Steven Ray Ferris

Dec. 18, 1959 – May 10, 2017

SCRANTON — Steven Ray Ferris, Scranton, left this world, May 10, 2017, after a strong battle with cancer. He was 57.

He was born Dec. 19, 1959, at Topeka, the son of Eldon and Mary Ferris. He attended Scranton Grade School and went on to be a master electrician.

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James F. Henry Sr.

Sept. 16, 1927 – May 6, 2017

OSAGE CITY — James F. Henry Sr., Osage City, died May 6, 2017, in an Osage City nursing facility. He was 89.

He was born Sept. 16, 1927, at Centerville, Penn., the son of Vern and Minnie Barbour Henery. He enlisted in the Merchant Marines in 1945, and later was drafted into the Army where he served from 1945 until 1947. He joined the Air Force in 1951, where he served in Korea, and was discharged in 1959.

Semi rollover on Highway 31

OSAGE CITY — A semi traveling westbound toward Osage City turned over this morning at about 5 a.m. on Highway 31 after the vehicle’s load shifted proceeding a left hand turn from South Wannamaker Road. Through traffic had to be detoured. The Osage County Sheriff's Office worked on the accident.

“I was not the first one on the scene, the sheriff's office was,” said Sergeant Scott Farmer. “Nobody’s hurt, it was a single occupant rollover.”

According to Laurie Dunn, Sheriff, the road has since been cleared of obstructions.

Marilyn Miller

Aug. 16, 1935 – May 4, 2017

OTTAWA — Marilyn Miller, Pomona, died May 4, 2017, at Ottawa Retirement Village, Ottawa. She was 81.

She was born Aug. 16, 1935, at Garnett, the daughter of Hubert “Slim” Feuerborn and Maude Bowman. She grew up in Garnett, and lived in Ottawa, Vassar and Pomona.

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